ProVISIONal Art is opning at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art on Saturday, October 3rd, from 6:00pm – 10:00pm.
Provisional art is a response by the fine art community to the dominancy of commercial art. The 21st century genre is not unlike Dada and Abstract Expressionism, looking to redefine and innovate. Provisional works explore negation. They may be risky, perhaps they collapse beneath the weight of art school dogma, appearing unfinished or tentative, yet reflect the humble beauty of the temporary. Ultimately, the juried works for OCCCA’s proVISIONal Art fly in the face of current art practices, evoking strategies that do not apply to, but rather reply to mainstream conventions. Continue reading